Movies like The Cut

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The Cut (2014)
The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Plot: forceful separation, desert, genocide, mute, blacksmith, mass murder, deportation, twin sisters, refugee, world war one, voyage, diaspora, charlie chaplin, armenian, armenian genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: north dakota, ottoman empire, turkey, armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and factual films with plots about genocide, armenian genocide, armenian, mass murder, world war one, politics and soldier mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Cut: 1915 (2015), The Lark Farm (2007), Armenia, My Love... (2016), Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015), Assignment Berlin (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
1915 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
Plot: armenian genocide, international, genocide, soldier, theatre production, armenian, stage play, theater
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
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The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: gloomy, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: genocide, deportation, siblings relations, family relations, life turned upside down, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, against humanity, desert, fall in love, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, middle east, turkey, ottoman empire
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Armenia, My Love... (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The destiny of a happy Armenian family, whose life will change forever in 1915, Ottoman Empire, (Armenian land), now Turkey and whose beautiful dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American painter, who lives to paint ...
Plot: armenian, armenian genocide, mass murder, genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: turkey, ottoman empire, armenia
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Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
Plot: bomb, dancing, mass murder, embassy, ambassador, explosion, vengeance, hospital, shot in the head, execution, wheelchair, human ashes ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, france, turkey, beirut lebanon, ottoman empire ...
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Assignment Berlin (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview
Plot: witness, judge, world war one, assassination, genocide, trial, lawyer, revenge, mass murder, jury, vengeance, justice ...
Time: year 1915
Place: berlin germany, ottoman empire, turkey, armenia
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Armenia (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This is a story about returning to ones ancestral homeland. Anna is a cardiologist who discovers her father has fled to his native Armenia after being diagnosed with a heart problem. Despite their contentious relationship, she sets out to bring her ...
Plot: diaspora, armenian genocide, french, armenian, physician, voyage, genocide
Place: armenia, france
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Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, assassination, crimes, arms dealing, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, godparent, tough heroes, rivalry, disability, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1915
Place: turkey, france, armenia, ottoman empire
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120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: genocide, school, military, siblings relations, fictional reality, war, against humanity, church, battles, mountain, village, child soldier ...
Place: turkey, ottoman empire
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Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Plot: mother, diaspora, armenian genocide, exile, mass murder, harbor, provence, armenian, refugee, genocide
Place: marseille, armenia, france
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Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Several directors from countries of the region were invited to create stories taking place in and around the beautiful city of Istanbul, in the vein of “Paris, je t’aime” and “New York, I love you”. They come together to remind viewers ...
Plot: armenian, diaspora, armenian genocide, greek, musician, genocide
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: bolshevik, genocide, world war one, survivor, armenian, communism, armenian genocide
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: soviet union, armenia
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Lost Birds (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1915 in an Armenian village in Anatolia. Bedo and Maryam return from their secret dovecote only to find an empty house and a ghost village. The children embark on a journey to search for their mother, along with their bird 'Bacik.'
Plot: genocide, deportation, armenian genocide, armenian, children
Time: year 1915
Place: armenia
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Day of the Falcon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy, Qatar, Tunisia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: muslim, desert, tribe, political intrigue, parents and children, political unrest, royal family, head of state, family relations, state affairs, manipulations, conservative ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: middle east
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Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: resistance, assassination, ss, life is a bitch, war, wartime life, hopes, state affairs, political unrest, human spirit, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942, 1940s
Place: paris france, france
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Plot: nurse, lieutenant, armenian, soldier, hospital, world war one, turk, love
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, america
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The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Style: factual, heartbreaking, sentimental, suspenseful, compassionate ...
Plot: love triangle, armenian genocide, journalist, medical student, genocide, forced marriage, mass murder, tragic love, true love, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, running for your life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, medical school
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Ararat (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A variety of characters, some close relatives, others distant strangers, are each affected by the making of a film about the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, politics, filmmaking, atrocity, war crime, incest, against humanity, ethnic, family problems, haunted by the past, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1915 ...
Place: turkey, ottoman empire, canada, middle east, toronto ontario canada ...
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Invisible World (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An anthology film following different stories around the theme of invisibility in the modern world.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: invisibility, society, armenian, armenian genocide, genocide, mass murder
Place: brazil, latin america, armenia, south america, ottoman empire
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Gallipoli (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti war, friendship, military, british empire, idealism, human spirit, military life, battle zone, desert, running, politics, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, 18th century
Place: australia, egypt, middle east, turkey, africa ...
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Ordered to Forget (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As the mass deportations of the Chechen and Ingush peoples begin in 1944, young Daud and Seda escape to the mountains. When they get back to their native village, however, they witness a horrifying war crime.
Plot: atrocity, mountaineer, order, deportation, escape, witness, genocide, war crime, burned alive, mercilessness, folk song, cruelty ...
Time: year 1944
Place: chechnya, caucasus
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Morenga (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on a novel of the same title by Uwe Timm and set in 1904 in South Africa, this is an uneven tale of war and intrigue between native South Africans, German colonialists, and British colonialists, a war no one really wins. Gottschalk (Jacques ...
Plot: mass murder, imperialism, german army, german soldier, equestrian, arrogance, desert, raid, genocide, colonialism, hit in the face, rape ...
Time: 1900s
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Son of Cleopatra (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In Roman-dominated Egypt, the corrupt administration of a governor named Petronius has sparked a revolt headed by El Kabir, a young man who learns that he's actually the son of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. When Petronius' daughter, Livia, ...
Plot: sphinx, greco roman wrestling, battle, desert, torture, corporal punishment, adventure hero, battle axe, beefcake, raid, strongman, sword duel ...
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, horse, war, adventure, muslim, soldier, battles, interrogation, explosion, torture, imperialism, rebel ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: middle east, lebanon, saudi arabia, jerusalem, ottoman empire ...
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Beyond the Gates (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, tense, uplifting ...
Plot: genocide, politics, violence, priest, survivor, teacher, school, civil war, sexual abuse, survival, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
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Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Plot: genocide, nationalism, nazi occupation, war, gunshot wound, german army, kill, german occupation, burned to death, atrocity, rape victim, barefoot woman ...
Time: year 1939, year 1943, 1940s
Place: poland
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, german occupation, resistance, hopes, wartime life, friends, anti semitism, holocaust, rebellion, idealism, social misfits, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1944
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Children of War (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Children of War is a movie based on the true events of the 1971 Genocide. Can we, in search of power, become animals? A genocide; neglected! The first use of rape as a weapon of war; undocumented! The lives of millions; unaccounted! The culprits; ...
Plot: genocide, rape, women's rights, women's prison, brutality, rape and revenge, sister, bollywood, brother sister relationship, liberation, cruelty, islam ...
Time: year 1971
Place: bangladesh
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Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: genocide, hotel, massacre, civil war, racism, against humanity, escapades, society, ethnic, deadly, heroes, heaven and hell ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rwanda, africa
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Hotel Meina (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Serbia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: How will the Germans react to the armistice of the 8th of September 1943, due to which Italy betrays them and sides with the allied forces? This is the distressing questions that a group of 16 Italian - Greek Jews evacuated at The Meina Hotel ask ...
Plot: nazi occupation, hotel, refugee, war crime, world war two, nazi, mass murder
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, missing son, parents and children, redemption, death of son, loss of son, father son relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, world war one, family drama, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
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